Monthly Archives: July 2016

OAL begins Quarterly Maritime Master Class

OAL begins Quarterly Maritime Master Class

Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL), renowned in maritime law and practice, has started a quarterly Maritime Master Class(MMCS), with participants from financial institutions that were the intended target audience…

Paris MOU to Inspect Working and Living Conditions on Ships

Paris MOU to Inspect Working and Living Conditions on Ships

The Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC,2006). The aim of the CIC…

Maritime Domain Security: Dryad says kidnapping continues in Gulf of Guinea

Maritime Domain Security: Dryad says kidnapping continues in Gulf of Guinea

The Gulf of Guinea witnessed a continuation of the high levels of piracy seen in the first quarter of the year as 14 attacks occurred off the Niger Delta in…

Dockworker’s death at TCICT: MWUN laments insensitivity of terminal to safety requirement

Dockworker’s death at TCICT: MWUN laments insensitivity of terminal to safety requirement

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) has berated the Tin-Can Island Container Terminal (TCICT) for allegedly neglecting safety standards at the terminal, as a dockworker dies on Monday…

ILO Member States confirm update to Maritime Labor Convention

ILO Member States confirm update to Maritime Labor Convention

International Labor Organization (ILO) member States have confirmed the amendments to the Maritime Labor Convention ensuring better protection to seafarers and their families in case of abandonment, death, and long…

Security is critical to optimization of ‘Blue Economy’ resources —  Ex- Gov, Adebayo

Security is critical to optimization of ‘Blue Economy’ resources — Ex- Gov, Adebayo

As industry stakeholders drive discussions on the AU’s awareness campaign and strategy to optimizing resources of the seas and oceans for economic gains from the blue economy, vital issues…

Nigeria reaffirms commitment to implementation of IMO instruments

Nigeria reaffirms commitment to implementation of IMO instruments

Nigeria has expressed commitment to the implementation of all instruments of the International Maritime Organisation(IMO), to which the country is a party, for the continued development of the maritime…

African Day of the Seas and Oceans: NIMASA, Industry roadmap strategy for ‘Blue Economy’ benefit

African Day of the Seas and Oceans: NIMASA, Industry roadmap strategy for ‘Blue Economy’ benefit

Critical stakeholders in the maritime industry who gathered to celebrate the 2016 African Day of the Seas and Oceans on Monday in Lagos, shared the importance of the need for…

NIMASA to certify Officers, Ratings according to STCW requirements

NIMASA to certify Officers, Ratings according to STCW requirements

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) will henceforth certify Officers and Ratings of the Nigerian Navy in line with the requirements of Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping…

Nigeria establishes marine security facility to track vessels, promote SOLAS

Nigeria establishes marine security facility to track vessels, promote SOLAS

The Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) has launched a marine security facility to track and record the movement of vessels on Nigerian waters, and ultimately ensure the security of life at…